• Tammy Duckworth Becomes First Sitting Senator to Give Birth
Tammy Duckworth Becomes First Sitting Senator to Give Birth

Duckworth became the second female US senator elected from the IL when she was sworn in on January 3, 2017. She's also the first disabled woman to be elected to Congress, having lost both of her legs in the Iraq War. The other mothers in the Senate had their children prior to entering Congress, with the exception of New York Sen. "I have a better...

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  • Sebastian Vettel wins the 2018 Bahrain GP
Sebastian Vettel wins the 2018 Bahrain GP

This left Verstappen with a puncture, forcing him to limp back to the pit lane, with the Dutchman retiring a couple of laps later. A Virtual Safety Car was called so the Red Bull could be recovered, cooling things down after a heated start.

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  • Pakistan summons U.S. envoy
Pakistan summons U.S. envoy

Zakir Hussain had allegedly told interrogators that he was working for Amir Zubair Siddiqui, an official of the Pakistan consulate in Colombo. Seeking more information about him, the agency has also released a photo of Siddiqui, who was posted as visa counsellor in the Pakistani High Commission in Colombo.

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  • People and Students Injured When Charter Bus Struck Overpass in Long Island
People and Students Injured When Charter Bus Struck Overpass in Long Island

Two of the injuries were serious, five of the injuries were moderate and the remainder of the injuries were minor in nature. A bus that was carrying teenage passengers sits on the side of the roadway after it hit an overpass on the Southern State Parkway in Lakeview , N.Y., on Sunday.

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  • 18 people killed as truck overturns on Mumbai-Bengaluru highway
18 people killed as truck overturns on Mumbai-Bengaluru highway

The police are looking at the possible causes of the accident , the officer said, adding that they suspect the driver "dozed off" and lost control of the vehicle while managing a hard turn. The macabre incident took place after crossing the Khambatki Ghat from Satara to Pune . At least 17 labourers died on the spot, while 15 others sustained ...

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  • Mumbai Airport closed for 5 hours today and tomorrow
Mumbai Airport closed for 5 hours today and tomorrow

As per media reports, the airport operator - Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd (MIAL) had informed all airlines earlier about the planned shutdown. SpiceJet and GoAir said they cancelled 18 and seven flights respectively, while Vistara said it did not operate six services. While Air India diverted four of its flights, it cancelled 34 fli...

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  • Parkland's Hogg Taking Gap Year to Work on 2018 Midterms
Parkland's Hogg Taking Gap Year to Work on 2018 Midterms

Laura Ingraham returned to Fox News Monday night, hosting her first episode of The Ingraham Angle since a feud with 17-year-old Parkland shooting survivor and gun control activist David Hogg cost her show some of its most prominent advertisers.

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  • 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Kenya Moore announces pregnancy
'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Kenya Moore announces pregnancy

Kenya Moore has been avoiding the question of whether she's pregnant for weeks. "We will definitely be welcoming a boy or girl in late this year", Kenya said. After which there have been the crimson carpets occasions they attended in March, together with their first public look collectively on the 26th annual Elton John AIDS Basis's Academy ...

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  • Office Of Government Ethics Outlines Concerns About EPA's Scott Pruitt
Office Of Government Ethics Outlines Concerns About EPA's Scott Pruitt

The EPA spokeswoman confirmed the existence of a second email from the liaison between the White House and EPA to the agency's human resources department expressing concerns from the White House about such significant raises, but noting that the administrator had indicated to move forward with it.

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  • Russell Crowe's Divorce Auctions Sells Memorabilia For $2.8 Million
Russell Crowe's Divorce Auctions Sells Memorabilia For $2.8 Million

To finance his divorce from ex-wife Danielle Spencer , Russell Crow auctioned off nearly $4 million worth of his own stuff in an event cleverly titled " The Art of Divorce " on his 54th birthday (and wedding anniversary) this weekend. The wrist cuffs matching the breastplate went under the gavel for $32,000. Even the wooden training sword fetche...

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  • Trinidad and Tobago make history at Commonwealth Games
Trinidad and Tobago make history at Commonwealth Games

In between the attention turned to weightlifting , where transgender athlete Laurel Hubbard was a gold-medal favorite and her involvement in the over 90-kilogram class was causing some debate. Mehuli was trailing Veloso till the last shot in the final. Yadav and Thakur's haul took India's overall weightlifting medal tally to five gold, a silve...

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  • Panchayat polls in Bengal a warm up match for BJP
Panchayat polls in Bengal a warm up match for BJP

With almost 40 of the 42 Lok Sabha seats in West Bengal located in villages and semi-urban areas, administered by panchayats, an absolute control of the rural bodies is a must for political parties to have an upper hand on rivals in the next year's Lok Sabha polls.

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  • 'Orbanization' of Europe? Western media alarmed over Hungary PM's decisive victory
'Orbanization' of Europe? Western media alarmed over Hungary PM's decisive victory

Near-complete results showed that his right-wing Fidesz party romped home with nearly half of the votes , or 48.8 per cent, very likely giving it a two-thirds majority and a legislative carte blanche. The 69% of voters who turned out to cast their ballot handed Fidesz a supermajority in the Hungarian parliament, having captured two-thirds of the...

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  • Ky. Gov. Bevin to speak about 'fiscal responsibility'
Ky. Gov. Bevin to speak about 'fiscal responsibility'

Senate President Robert Stivers, R-Manchester, and House Speaker Pro Tempore David Osborne, R-Prospect, issued a joint statement hours after Bevin's announcement responding to the vetos, saying the governor is "misguided in his interpretation of the budget and the revenue bills".

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  • Woman 'embalmed alive' in hospital error
Woman 'embalmed alive' in hospital error

Her mother accused physicians of "murder" following the incident in her home city of Ulyanovsk , Russia , The Sun reports. 'And they knew very well that they washed up her body with a poison - and they did nothing to help... The woman was then placed on life support and her heart stopped beating in several instances, according to the newspape...

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  • Gov. Doug Ducey deploys 225 National Guard members to Arizona border
Gov. Doug Ducey deploys 225 National Guard members to Arizona border

Texas officials showed images over the weekend of guard members arriving at the border but the state's National Guard did not respond to queries Monday about how numerous 250 troops it said would be at the border soon had arrived. He says he's pleased they will play support roles only. Trump talked about last week he wishes to ship between 2,00...

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  • Woman Accused Of Decapitating Man Tells Police 'Let Me Get My Heads'
Woman Accused Of Decapitating Man Tells Police 'Let Me Get My Heads'

Mills reportedly told officers " you have to take me back and let me get my heads ", while in the deputy's auto on its way to the Sheriff's Office, according to court documents. The 41-year-old reportedly advised deputies that she was minimize after being thrown by means of a glass door, and gave authorities a false title. A glove matching the on...

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  • Florida woman claims wind blew cocaine into her purse
Florida woman claims wind blew cocaine into her purse

The police report then goes on to list why the drugs ended up in her possession. I mean, when was the last time you saw a tiny plastic snap bag full of cocaine being whisked along on a strong breeze? Also a preferred hawt bixch is Florida woman, Kennecia Posey .

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  • Carrie Underwood Will Make Her First Public Appearance Since Gruesome Facial Injury
Carrie Underwood Will Make Her First Public Appearance Since Gruesome Facial Injury

Underwood will make her move back into the country music spotlight by returning to the stage at the upcoming 53rd Annual ACM Awards . On Monday, April 9, 2018, the Academy of Country Music announced that the " Before He Cheats " singer will premiere her soon-to-be released single this Sunday at the 2018 Academy of Country Music Awards.

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  • Bus strikes overpass on Long Island, mangling roof
Bus strikes overpass on Long Island, mangling roof

He estimated the height of the clearance to be less than 10 feet. The top of the bus was sheared off by the collision, which occurred as the bus was traveling late Sunday on the Southern State Parkway in Lakeview, about 20 miles east of New York City.

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  • 67-year-old art dealer killed in Trump Tower fire
67-year-old art dealer killed in Trump Tower fire

In 1999, Trump lobbied NY councillors against a proposed measure obligating high rise landlords to install sprinkler systems, following a blaze at a property not owned by the then real estate magnate which killed four people. "When I saw the television, I thought we were finished", said Masson, who lives on the 36th floor with her husband, Narinder...

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  • Released data shows Arabs not among Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook users
Released data shows Arabs not among Cambridge Analytica scandal Facebook users

Facebook says that from today , affected users will receive detailed messages on their news feeds . Sandberg said the company is doing audits, but warned it could find more data breaches. Along with that, over 1 million each in the UK, Indonesia, and Philippines are the affected users. If they want, they can shut off apps individually or tur...

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  • Trump says China will take down trade barriers, deal on IP - Tweet
Trump says China will take down trade barriers, deal on IP - Tweet

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on the CBS there was a risk of a trade war between the United States and China but that he did not expect one. The new White House economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, said Sunday that a "coalition of the willing" - including Canada, much of Europe and Australia - was being formed to pressure China and that ...

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  • Wilmoth: Week of warming to make it (finally) feel like spring
Wilmoth: Week of warming to make it (finally) feel like spring

A modest warming trend will occur to end the week as southerly flow returns. We will be looking at a mix of sun and clouds. But clearly it's the South Island most exposed to the cold snap with snow on the ranges and some alpine passes and only mid single digit highs for some towns.

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  • Crown Prince in Paris to Launch 'New Strategic Partnership'
Crown Prince in Paris to Launch 'New Strategic Partnership'

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has visited tech giant Apple as part of a series of visits to USA tech companies. The 32-year-old is considered the de facto Saudi leader and has recently led a modernising drive in the strictly religious kingdom, which includes allowing cinemas to open and women to drive.

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